Kōyō Kawanishi

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Asteroids discovered: 13
4106 Nada[1] March 6, 1989
4797 Ako[1] September 30, 1989
5401 Minamioda[1] March 6, 1989
5685 Sanenobufukui[1] December 8, 1990
5737 Itoh[1] September 30, 1989
5872 Sugano[1] September 30, 1989
6155 Yokosugano[1] November 11, 1990
6557 Yokonomura[1] November 11, 1990
6559 Nomura[2] May 3, 1991
7178 Ikuookamoto[1] November 11, 1990
9580 Tarumi[1] October 4, 1989
10318 Sumaura[1] October 15, 1990
14873 Shoyo[2] October 28, 1990
  1. 1 with T. Nomura
  2. 2 with M. Sugano

Kōyō Kawanishi (川西 浩陽 Kawanishi Kōyō?, born January 18, 1959) is a Japanese dentist and amateur astronomer.[1] He is a prolific discoverer of asteroids. Asteroid 5591 Koyo is named after him.

References[edit]

  1. ^ Lutz D. Schmadel (2003): Dictionary of minor planet names, 5th ed., Springer-Verlag, p. 475. ISBN 3-540-00238-3